Especially Grateful

Especially Jewelry (1233 Ne Douglas St, Lees Summit) has been a huge blessing to Marian Hope. They raised $1125 for us over the Valentine’s Holiday. For every $50 donation to Marian Hope, the customer received 50% off an item. It was an incredible deal!  Not only did

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What is Classical Education?

What is Classical Education?

  According to The Well-Trained Mind: A Classical Education at Home by Susan Wise Bauer and Jesse Wise , it is language-intensive, not image focused. It demands that students use and understand words, NOT video images. It is history-intensive, providing students with a comprehensive view of human endeavor from

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Spring Into Fitness 2014

Spring Into Fitness 2014

Marian Hope believes in treating the “whole” child. Our therapists and educators work with our Registered Dietitian, Blakely Page to help families understand and embrace better nutrition for their child and the whole family. In addition to Blakely Page, Marian Hope also hosts a FREE nutritional support

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Immune-Boosting Foods

Immune-Boosting Foods

No one likes to be sick in the winter and the constant nagging of a cold or the flu can really set back kids and adults alike. Although definitely needed and appropriate at times, medicine doesn’t have to be our first defense for winter illnesses. Foods and

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Product Alert!

Product Alert!

Sounds scary huh? Well this one is not scary (for a change) – it’s AMAZING and I want to make sure you know about it. There’s a great company out of Colorado called Jackson’s Honest Chips. These potato chips are so good that they were selected to

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2013 Reflections

2013 Reflections

Transitions, additions and a wealth of blessings adorned the 2013 agenda for Marian Hope Center. The year began with the decision to dissolve my for-profit company (Outreach Therapies & Consulting, Inc.) and transfer all staff and assets to Marian Hope Center for Children’s Therapy. I had felt

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Coconut Whip

Have you been wondering if there is a dairy-free option to put on top of that fabulous gluten free pumpkin pie you made or that decadent pecan pie sweetened with maple syrup instead of corn syrup? Actually, you may still be looking for that pecan pie recipe

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Table Talk

Table Talk

Many of our amazing Marian Hope Center families have chosen to restrict certain foods, primarily gluten and dairy, to improve the lives of their children. This has proved to be life-altering for some families in the best possible ways. However, these changes don’t come without a cost.

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